Sanjiv Kumar Bhagat, Session Judge Kargil today conducted a free legal aid clinic which is set up in the premise of Panchayat Ghar at Bodh Kharboo.
The objective of the clinic is to ensure access to justice at doorsteps of the people and provide different kinds of legal support to the local population of the area.
Among the dignitaries present on the event were senior Prosecuting Officer Kargil Nawang Nurboo, Public Prosecutor Kargil Kacho Manzoor Hussain Khan, President Bar Association Kargil Khadim Hussain, Block Development Officer Chiktan. Sanjiv Kumar Bhagat while addressing the gathering provide information to the people regarding the acts for welfare of wives and children like Prenatal Sex Determination Act, Domestic Violence Act and other relevant provisions of law. He said that legal awareness programmes will be organised in the near future in the remotest areas of the district so that the people could be made aware of various government schemes for the welfare of the poor and needy. On the occasion, Para Legal Volunteers who are active in the area were also introduced to the people.